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    Q&A with Barbara Feinman Todd

    Professor Barbara Feinman Todd talked about her book, Pretend I’m Not Here: How I Worked with Three Newspaper Icons, One Powerful First Lady, and Still Managed to Dig Myself Out of the…

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    Q&A with Edward Jay Epstein

    Investigative journalist Edward Jay Epstein talked about his book, How America Lost Its Secrets: Edward Snowden, the Man and the Theft. Video clips were shown of a June 6, 2013, interview by…

    640 views
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    Q&A with Heather McGhee

    Heather McGhee talked about her August 2016 appearance on C-SPAN’s “Washington Journal” program in which a call from a white man in North Carolina who said he was prejudiced started a…

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    Q&A with John Nixon

    Former senior CIA analyst John Nixon, the first person to debrief Saddam Hussein once he was captured, talked about his book, Debriefing the President: The Interrogation of Saddam Hussein.…

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    Q&A with Benjamin Ginsberg

    Professor Benjamin Ginsberg talked about What Washington Gets Wrong: The Unelected Officials Who Actually Run the Government and Their Misconceptions about the American People. For this…

    1,341 views
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    Q&A with Maya MacGuineas

    Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, talked about the federal budget process and what to expect from the new Congress and Trump administration.…

    407 views
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    Q&A with Stephen Puleo

    Stephen Puleo talked about his book, American Treasures, which tells the story of the secret efforts to save and protect America’s founding documents during World War II.

    643 views
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    Q&A with Robert Strauss

    Robert Strauss talked about Worst. President. Ever.: James Buchanan, the POTUS Rating Game, and the Legacy of the Least of the Lesser Presidents. One of the traits Mr. Strauss ascribed to the subject of his…

    750 views
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    Q&A with Rosemary Stevens

    University of Pennsylvania professor emerita Rosemary Stevens talked about her book, A Time of Scandal: Charles R. Forbes, Warren G. Harding, and the Making of the Veterans Bureau.

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    Q&A with Ronald Shafer

    Ronald Shafer talked about The Carnival Campaign: How the Rollicking 1840 Campaign of “Tippecanoe and Tyler Too” Changed Presidential Elections Forever. His book details Democratic President William Henry Harrison’s…

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    Q&A with Mark Danner

    Journalist Mark Danner, who lectures at the University of California, Berkeley, talked about his latest book, Spiral: Trapped in the Forever War, which looks at the 15-year U.S. war on…

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    Q&A with Brian Gruber

    Entrepreneur and travel writer Brian Gruber talked about his book, War: The Afterparty - A Global Walkabout Through a Half-Century of U.S. Military Interventions.

    673 views
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    Q&A with Ronald White

    Ronald White, a historian and Huntington Library fellow, talked about his book, American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant. He began the interview by reading his opening passage that describes…

    717 views
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    Q&A with Edward Larson

    Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and Pepperdine University Professor Edward J. Larson talked about his book, George Washington, Nationalist.

    771 views
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    Q&A with Okey Ndibe

    Okey Ndibe talked about his memoir, Never Look an American in the Eye: Flying Turtles, Colonial Ghosts, and the Making of a Nigerian American. Among other topics he discussed his first name, his…

    881 views
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    Q&A with Candice Millard

    Candice Millard talked about her book, Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill, in which she recalls the actions of future British Prime…

    694 views
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    Q&A with Larry Tye

    Author and former Boston Globe reporter Larry Tye talked about his book, Bobby Kennedy: Making of a Liberal Icon.

    632 views
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    Q&A with J.D. Vance

    Author J.D. Vance talked about his memoir, Hillbilly Elegy, about growing up in a poor, white family that has its roots in Appalachia.

    1,583 views
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    Q&A with Maureen Dowd

    Maureen Dowd, whose latest book is titled The Year of Voting Dangerously: The Derangement of American Politics, talked about her New York Times column, 2016 presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and…

    1,491 views
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    Q&A with John Podhoretz

    John Podhoretz, editor of Commentary Magazine and movie reviewer for The Weekly Standard talked about motion pictures and their impact on the political landscape. He also spoke about movies he has…

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